Creative Careers

  • Teach English in an exotic country
  • Arrange flowers
  • Plan a wedding
  • Upgrade your skills
  • Learn to take professional pictures

Take an online course! Visit our online training page

(QJ) indicates Quick Jobs courses. Learn more about Quick Jobs >

Personal Enrichment

Personal Enrichment includes the following courses, which were previously listed in the Creative Careers section:

  • Spanish-Introduction, Spanish I and II
  • Educational Tours to Italy and London
  • Writing & Illustrating Children's Books, Parts 1 and 2
  • Motorcycle Safety
  • Defensive Driving

Visit Personal Enrichment for more information >

Floral Design

Create your own personal master arrangement! Expert demonstration and individual hands-on guidance will help.
You'll learn:

  • Basic design fundamentals
  • Floral standards
  • Arranging techniques
  • Product quality
  • A bit of history

    See course descriptions for supply lists of flowers and greenery. Retail outlets include but are not limited to Michael's, AC Moore, Hobby Lobby, BI-LO, The Fresh Market, and Publix. Discounts of 10% are currently available at Michael's in Greenville; please ask for Brittany and present your enrollment confirmation/receipt.

    Purchase your supplies at your favorite store and spend as much or as little as you wish - the basic design principles apply to both fresh and silk flowers. Bring the purchased or picked flowers and greenery to class.

    Upon successful completion of each course, you will be awarded a certificate of Continuing Education Units rather than academic credit or certification.

    Floral Design I 
    Floral Design II 
    Floral Design III 
    Floral Design IV  (Silk)

    Photography: Professional Series

    • Learn more innovative ways to capture and showcase your most memorable moments.
    • Transform your everyday snapshots into professional looking photographs.

    With more than 30 years of experience as an award-winning photographer and 15 years with Photoshop, Gene Taylor brings passion for visual storytelling to every photography class. He has been trained by some of the leading photographers in America. A former photojournalist, Gene is Certified as a Professional Photographer by the Professional Photographers of America and is affiliated with the National Association of Photoshop Professionals. 

    Photography: Fundamentals  (QJ)
    Photography: Advanced Lighting 
    Photography: Portraits

    Teacher Recertification

    Designed for certified K-12 teachers, these online graduate courses offered by North Greenville University, through
    our partner Online Education Courses, allows the student to refresh and recertify with ease. Special discounts may be
    available. Visit Online Education Courses for more >

    Biology for Teachers: Biodiversity and Ecology
    Teaching Chemistry within the New Framework of Science Standards
    Teaching Ecology for Life Science Teachers
    Algebra I: Understanding How to Teach Algebra I
    Algebra II: Instruction Enrichment and Content Review for Educators
    Pre-Calculus: Instruction Enrichment and Content Review for Educators
    Math for Middle School Educators: Instruction Enrichment and Content Review
    Calculus: Instruction Enrichment and Content Review for Educators
    Common Core: High School Math Education
    Geometry: Understanding How to Teach Geometry Grades 6-12

    TESOL Certification

    TESOL (Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language) is a global certification that provides you with the skills needed to teach English to anyone around the world. You will receive training and experience to teach English as a Second Language or Foreign Language. Certification requires completion of the 100-hour course, and an individually assigned 30-hour teaching practicum. Blended courses contain online class meetings as well as face to face class meetings.
    TESOL Certification - Semester Blended 
    TESOL Certification - Intensive Blended

    Wedding Planner

    Learn some trade secrets of an experienced and highly successful professional wedding planner. We will provide you with practical, effective, specific instruction with anecdotal illustrations to help you start up your wedding consulting business.

    Wedding Planner (QJ)

    Home Staging Certification

    Gain the foundation for starting a career or owning your own business in real estate property staging. Offered in partnership with Certified Staging Professionals.

    Home Staging Certification  (QJ)

    For more Real Estate and related courses, visit the Business & Leadership page.

    Online Training

    Flexible. Convenient. Relevant. Hundreds of online courses from providers including:

    • ed2go
    • ed2go Career Training
    • JER Online
    • LERN's UGotClass
    • Online Education Courses Teacher Recertification
    • ProTrain
    • The Income Tax School

    Learn any subject matter you choose online- anytime, anywhere!
    Gain practical knowledge you can use now or to begin your new career.
    Use your brain power to increase your abilities, your vocabulary, your job skills and marketability!

    Visit our online training page

    Celebrity Cosmetology !

    NOTE: Date has been changed to Sunday, November 5, 2017. 

    An unforgettable, exciting day of learning from the best! Have fun while learning how to transform your business.

    Don't miss this exciting day of discovery! Industry celebrities, Maurice Tidy and Landis Powers, will be bringing their unique expertise to Greenville. Maurice has gained worldwide recognition through his technical leadership, educational seminars, hairstyles and professional shows. Landis is a master stylist/colorist and seasoned painter/sculptor, international educator and distinguished member of Intercoiffure.
    For annual license renewal for Cosmetologists licensed by the SC Board of Cosmetology. Join us for a day of discovery and find out what's hot and what's not! Take back great ideas to use immediately at your salon to give your clients the best of the very latest. Class will include lecture, breaks, discussion, activities, PowerPoint presentations and live demonstrations.

    11:45am lunch will be on your own.
     Class time includes completion of required licensure forms and evaluations. 
    Note: You must bring your current S.C. Cosmetologist license and a government issued photo ID.

    Cosmetology 2017 - Icons & Legends


    Let us know if you don't find what you're looking for - your idea may inspire the creation of a new class!